Relative Phase Coordination Analysis in the Assessment of Dynamic Gait Symmetry
- PROPULSION AND BRAKING IN THE STUDY OF ASYMMETRY IN ABLE-BODIED MEN'S GAITS. Potdevin, François; Gillet, Christophe; Barbier, Franck; Coello, Yann; Moretto, Pierre // Perceptual & Motor Skills;Dec2008, Vol. 107 Issue 3, p849
The present study was designed to test functional differences between both lower limbs in able-bodied gait according to fore-aft force impulse analyses and to assess the existence of a preferential lower limb for forward propulsion and braking. The leg that did more of the braking (Most Braking...
- Asymmetry and the Athlete. Beckman, Stanley // Podiatry Management;Apr/May2007, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p79
The article offers clinical information on limb-length discrepancy. A patient with asymmetrical complaints should be examined for underlying functional asymmetry. The causes of asymmetry include functional, structural and environmental problems. The article details the medical examination for...
- Getting a leg up. Bean, Adam // Runner's World;Mar97, Vol. 32 Issue 3, p27
Discusses information about leg-length discrepancy. Test on determining leg-length discrepancy with the use of a carpenter's level or yardstick.
- Ending leg pain. McAlpine, Ken // Runner's World;Oct97, Vol. 32 Issue 10, p40
Discusses information about leg-length discrepancy. Its effect in runners; How to determine if one leg is shorter than the other; Treatment for leg-length discrepancy.
- PERSPECTIVE. Valle, Craig J. Della // Orthopedics Today;Feb2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p20
The author comments on Doctor Steven Stuchin's presentation regarding leg-length inequality following total hip replacement (THR), agreeing with his advice while stressing the importance of patient preparation for the possibility of an apparent or true leg-length inequality postoperatively.
- Impact of leg length and body mass on the stride length and gait speed of infants with normal motor development: A longitudinal study. Rodriguez, Emmanuelle B.; Chagas, Paula S. C.; Silva, Paula L. P.; Kirkwood, Renata N.; Mancini, Marisa C. // Brazilian Journal of Physical Therapy / Revista Brasileira de Fi;Apr2013, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p163
Background: Gait acquisition is supported by changes in the neuromusculoskeletal system of the child. Changes in the dimensions of the body structures resulting from the growth of the child partly explain gait improvement in the first year of life. Objectives: To evaluate whether changes in body...
- Total Hip Arthroplasty: Leg Length Discrepancy Affects Functional Outcomes and Patient's Gait. Zhang, Yin; He, Wenye; Cheng, Tao; Zhang, Xianlong // Cell Biochemistry & Biophysics;May2015, Vol. 72 Issue 1, p215
Our study was targeted to investigate the relationship between postoperative leg length discrepancy (LLD) and the outcomes of total hip arthroplasty (THA) including gait, hip function, and lower back pain (LBP). Ninety-two patients who underwent primary THA during Jan 2009 to Apr 2011 in our...
- When the Foot Hits the Ground, Everything Changes. Charrette, Mark N. // American Chiropractor;Nov2015, Vol. 37 Issue 11, p22
The article discusses the biomechanics involved in walking. It presents the two distinct portions associated with the gait cycle, including the stance phase and the swing phase. It mentions stance phase to comprises 60 percent of the gait cycle, and reports that the stance phase begins when the...
- Limb shortening for the management of leg length discrepancy. Coppola, Cristiano; Maffulli, Nicola // Journal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh;Feb99, Vol. 44 Issue 1, p46
Examines the indications and results of various limb shortening procedures for the management of leg length discrepancy. Shortening of femus versus tibia; Preoperative assessment; Surgical procedures and results; Complications.